TRAIL RIDES

To ensure availability of trail ride times, please contact our wrangler, Erin, (ekapsch@siouxfallsymca.org) to coordinate lesson dates and times prior to registration.

PLEASE RESERVE AT LEAST ONE WEEK IN ADVANCE

Enjoy the beauty of YMCA Camp Leif Ericson as our professional wranglers take your family or group deep into our beautiful forest for an unforgettable horseback riding experience.  Kids and adults alike appreciate exploring the trails along the shores of the Big Sioux River and building memories together.  Riders of all experience levels are welcome.  *Riders must be 9 years old or older.  

Trail rides are $35 per person for the one-hour period, due at the time of registration.  Ten riders are allowed per group (two person minimum). 

The Group Leader is the only participant that needs to register (please select the number of riders when registering online).  All participants are required to complete a riding waiver, submitted on the day of the trail ride.  The waiver can be downloaded on the right-hand column of this page.

     

Trail Rides Times
Trail Rides will begin starting on July 18th and are offered at the following times:

Saturdays: 10:00am, 11:00am, 12:00pm, 1:00pm

Click here to register for a trail ride.

RIDING LESSONS

To ensure availability of lessons, please contact our wrangler, Erin, (ekapsch@siouxfallsymca.org) to coordinate lesson dates and times prior to registration.

YMCA Camp Leif Ericson is excited to offer horseback riding lessons for participants 9 years old and older. Our professional wranglers teach participants basic riding and grooming skills. Riders also participate in tacking up their horse at the start of each lesson.

 

Riding lessons are held at Camp Leif Ericson on Monday, Tuesday and Friday evenings at 5:15pm-6:45pm or 6:45pm-8:15pm

Lesson packages: (FEES DUE AT TIME OF REGISTRATION)

  • Single Private Lesson: $45.00 (90 Minutes)

  • 6 Private Lesson Package: $255.00 (for SIX 90 Minute sessions)

  • Single Group Lesson:  $35.00 (90 Minutes)

  • 6 Group Lesson Package: $195.00 (for SIX 90 Minute sessions)

     

Click here to register for lessons.

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Contact Us

Downtown YMCA:

220 S. Minnesota Ave., Sioux Falls, SD  57104

E. welcome@siouxfallsymca.org

Tel. 605.336.3190

Fax 605.336.3516

Youth Performance Center: 

2517 S Shirley Ave, Sioux Falls, SD 57106

E. ypc@siouxfallsymca.org

Tel. 605.274.9622

Camp Leif Ericson: 

2301 E 26th St, Sioux Falls, SD 57103

E. camp@siouxfallsymca.org

Tel. 605.336.2267

Youth Basketball:

220 S. Minnesota Ave, Sioux Falls, SD 57104

E. basketball@siouxfallsymca.org

Tel. 605.336.3190